A comprehensive guide to Class 38 of the Trademark Filing Classification. Trademarks must be applied or registered under classes and each class represents a distinct class of goods or services. In this post, we comprehensively cover the services which fall under Class 38 of trademark classification.
Trademark Class 38: Telecommunications
Trademark Class 38 pertains to services allowing at least one person to communicate with another by a sensory means. Such services include those which: 1. allow one person to talk to another, 2. transmit messages from one person to another, and 3. place a person in oral or visual communication with another (radio and television).
The following services are also classified under Class 38:
Services which consist essentially of the diffusion of radio or television programmes.
The following services must NOT be classified under Class 38:
Radio advertising services;
Telephone marketing (telemarketing) services;
Comprehensive list of goods classified under Trademark Class 38
rental of access time to global computer networks
providing access to databases
cable television broadcasting
communications by telegrams
communications by telephone
communications by cellular phones
communications by computer terminals
communications by fibre optic networks / communications by fiber optic networks
computer aided transmission of messages and images